Can I Collect a Security Deposit?

Yes. The deposit usually equals one month's rent. The Housing Authority prohibits security deposits in excess of private practice, or in excess of amounts charged by the owner to unassisted tenants.

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1. How Do I Make a Unit Available to Voucher Holders?
2. What Are the Requirements for My Unit to Be Rented to an Assisted Family?
3. What Do I Do When a Voucher Holder Is Interested in My Unit?
4. Can I Collect a Security Deposit?
5. What Is the Term of the Lease?
6. What Are My Rights and Responsibilities as a Landlord?
7. What Are the Advantages and Disadvantages of Direct Deposit?